Removing tile transfers.


Postby GadDad » Fri Mar 21, 2008 11:33 am

Is there an easy way of completely removing vinyl transfers from ceramic kitchen tiles?

Any suggestions would be appreciated.
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Postby Franann » Mon Apr 07, 2008 1:51 pm

Hi there,
With just a scraper it is hard work but if you boil the kettle against them it is so much easier. Hope it works for you
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Postby GadDad » Mon Apr 07, 2008 2:43 pm

Thanks Fanann

I was becoming resigned to many hours of scraping but found by trial and error that painting the tiles with nail varnish remover (don't tell the wife) and leaving them for a few minutes the vinyl softens and is much easier to remove. However I am sure there are Health and Safety aspects associated with this method!
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Postby Dinadina » Sat Feb 21, 2015 3:30 pm

This couldn't be easier. I tried all the scraping and rubbing methods, which did not work and then got a cotton wool ball and soaked it in nail varnish remover and rubbed it on the tile transfer. It dissolved in seconds without any effort at all. Was able to do about thirty tiles in around five minutes.
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